If there's one celebrity who can identify with the Kate Middleton fiasco that has rocked not only the British Royal Family, but most of Europe, it's John Travolta, 58, who has faced some unwanted attention of his own over the years.
“Every war is ironic because every war is worse than expected," wrote the late great critic Paul Fussell in The Great War and Modern Memory. "Every war constitutes an irony of situation because its means are so melodramatically disproportionate to its presumed ends.
Director Oliver Stone, whose latest film Savages hits theaters today, credits smoking marijuana during two tours of Vietnam with saving his life and his sanity. "[Pot] made the difference between staying human and becoming a beast," Stone told CBS This Morning earlier this week.
Kick-Ass star Aaron Johnson, 22, and fashion photographer-turned-director Sam Taylor-Wood, 45, who met Johnson when she cast him for the title role of her 2010 biopic about John Lennon, Nowhere Boy, got married on Thursday in Sommerset, England, after a three-year engagement.
Taylor Kitsch, 31, has built up a reputation for fighting aliens in this year's John Carter and Battleship, but that all seems like a walk in the park next to shooting love scenes with Blake Lively, 24, his leading lady in the new Oliver Stone flick, Savages, also starring Aaron Johnson, John Travolta, Salma Hayek, Benicio Del Toro and Emile Hirsch.
If there is such thing as “over-acting” than there should also be “over-directing” and “over-writing.” Sometimes, even in the most competent hands, a performance comes off laughably bad, and it’s easy to blame the actor, but an actor can only sell so much.
Salma Hayek is married (to Louis Vuitton owner Francois-Henri Pinault) and has a four-year-old daughter, Valentina, but she does not want anyone to mistake her for a trophy wife or demure mother. The actress, who made several appearances at Fashion Week and has been making the rounds promoting her new movie, Puss in Boots, which co-stars Antonio Banderas, is proud of her heritage, her career decisions and fierce, feisty attitude.
20th Century Fox has announced that Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone has signed on board to develop, and possibly direct, their upcoming Travis McGee project, based on John McDonald’s long-running detective series, with Leonardo DiCaprio already set to star as the eponymous gumshoe.